Human Resources and Organisational Development

Operations Team

Jo Shaw - Assistant Director (Operations)

Role:  Responsible for leading the HR&OD Operations Team in delivering efficient and effective employment services and management information.  Jo is also responsible for the area of the Vice-Chancellor's Office (including the University Solicitor).

Email: Contact Form Direct line:  01227 767700 ext 1600

Employment Services Team (including Recruitment)

The team is responsible for employment processes for salaried and paid by claim staff including recruitment, contractual changes, new starters, leavers, probation reports, maternity, paternity and adoption leave.  The team are also the point of contact for cycle to work and research passport enquiries.

To make a general HR query please click here.

Laura Pheils

Liz Welch, Employment Services Supervisor is on maternity leave.
HR Operations Manager
Contact Form
Direct Line: 01227 782731

-Management of the Employment Services Team
-Leading on improvement of operational HR -processes
-Setting and monitoring service standards


The Recruitment Team are responsible for supporting Faculties and Departments with recruitment administration including assisting with job descriptions, advertising, shortlisting, interviews and references.

Harriet Mill

HR Assistant 
Contact Form
01227 782714

Rachel Ford

HR Assistant
Contact Form
01227 782441


The Transactional Team are responsible for the administration of all employee lifecycle activities including new starters, payroll inputting, contract amendments, maternity, paternity and leavers.

Elisabetta Ebani

HR Assistant
Contact Form 
01227 782642

Emily-Jane Cunningham

HR Assistant
Contact Form
01227 782819

Becky Hunt

HR Administrator
Contact Form 
01227 782514
Sam Panayiatou HR Administrator
Kenza Pickford
HR Assistant (specific responsibility for maternity, paternity, adoption leave and leavers)
Contact Form
01227 782221

Management Information

Responsible for the maintenance of the HR systems and provision of Management Information.  Further information can be found here.

Chris Senior HR Manager (Management Information) Email: Contact Form 
Direct Line:
01227 782512

Mandy Dyer HR Data Officer Email: Contact Form Direct Line: 01227 767700 ext 3172

Nicola Woodbridge HR Data Officer Email:  Contact Form  Direct Line:  01227 767700 ext 3172 On maternity leave until April 2015.


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